Tourism and Hospitality Management Subject regulations

This subject looks at how to design and deliver memorable tourism, travel and hospitality experiences to international and domestic visitors in the modern digital era. This includes hotels, resorts and accommodation, bars and restaurants, transport services, leisure activities, and even hospitals and banks. Gain the skills to forecast changes in visitor demand; and manage the social-environmental impacts of tourism and hospitality.

Tourism and Hospitality Management is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business (BBus) and the Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons))[1]. Tourism and Hospitality Management may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Tourism and Hospitality Management as a single major for the BBus, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Tourism and Hospitality Management, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete MRKTG101, THMGT101, MRKTG203, THMGT201, THMGT203, THMGT301, THMGT303, THMGT304, and one of WSOMM396 or WSOMM399.

To complete Tourism and Hospitality Management as part of a double major for the BBus or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Tourism and Hospitality Management, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete MRKTG101, THMGT101, MRKTG203, THMGT201, THMGT203, THMGT301, THMGT303 and THMGT304.

To complete a minor in Tourism and Hospitality Management, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Tourism and Hospitality Management major, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Students must complete THMGT101.

NOTES:

[1] There will be no new enrolments into the BMS(Hons) from 2024. Students who commenced a BMS(Hons) in 2023 or prior should contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.

Note:

There will be no new enrolments into the following programmes: BBus in Tourism and Hospitality, GradCert(THMgt) and GradDip(THMgt) from 2025. Students enrolled in 2024 or previously should contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Tourism and Hospitality Management papers

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Code and paper title Points
MRKTG101 Fundamentals of Successful Marketing right arrow

This paper focuses on the role of Marketing in business, introducing students to marketing research, consumer behaviour, and analysis, as essential...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24B (Online) & 24G (Hamilton) & 24X (Hangzhou City University, Hangzhou China)
THMGT101 Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality right arrow

This paper introduces fundamental tourism and hospitality concepts, their global context, history, key tourist markets, and industry structure...

15 24A (Hamilton)
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MRKTG203 Integrated Marketing Communications right arrow

This paper covers online and offline media and techniques, in addition to traditional advertising and promotional tools. Students develop a...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
THMGT201 Visitor Experiences right arrow

The design of visitor experiences should anticipate and respond to changing demand and behaviour. This paper creates scenarios for innovative ways to...

15 24A (Hamilton)
THMGT203 Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise Management right arrow

This paper examines contemporary trends in the management of operations and service in the tourism and hospitality enterprise, strategies for...

15 24B (Hamilton)
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PUBRL303 Events Management right arrow

This experiential paper draws together best practice in event management from a practical, business, and operational perspective. The paper covers...

15 24A (Hamilton)
THMGT301 Commercial Accommodation Management right arrow

The design of visitor experiences should anticipate and respond to changing demand and behaviour. This paper analyses the nature of visitor...

15 24B (Hamilton)
THMGT303 Destination Management right arrow

Destinations are the core of tourism offering attributes that meet tourist needs. However, social, cultural, environmental and economic consequences...

15 24A (Hamilton)
THMGT304 Food & Beverage Systems Management right arrow

This paper focuses on food & beverage systems management. It will provide students with an understanding of production efficiencies, financial...

15 24B (Hamilton)
WSOMM396 Management Internship right arrow

The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Tauranga)
WSOMM399 Report of an Investigation right arrow

This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
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ANTHY515 Ethnographic Research Methods right arrow

This paper provides an in depth introduction to ethnographic research, including its ethical, theoretical, and methodical components.

30 24A (Online)
BUSAN543 Applied Business Analytics right arrow

This paper enables students to understand applied business analytics including data management and analytics tools, develop critical thinking skills...

30 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online)
DIGIB555 Digital Business Management right arrow

A focus on the successful management of digital business applications based on rapidly evolving technologies; from business case to competitive...

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online)
INMGT517 Current Issues in International Management right arrow

This paper identifies and examines a wide range of current management issues, both internal and external to the organisation, that impact on...

30 24C (Online)
STMGT525 Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice right arrow

Entrepreneurship and new venture creation provide a major impetus for economic growth and development. This paper introduces the key issues and...

30 24A (Hamilton)
THMGT502 Tourism Development and the Environment right arrow

This paper provides students with an opportunity to learn about the tourism industry, and to appreciate the different management issues from a...

30 24B (Hamilton)
THMGT503 Hotel and Resort Management right arrow

This paper provides students with an awareness of the essential issues involved in the management and operations specific to hotels and resorts. The...

30 24A (Hamilton)
THMGT591 Tourism Management Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

30 24X (Hamilton)
THMGT592 Tourism Management Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

60 24X (Hamilton)
THMGT593 Tourism Management Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

90 24X (Hamilton)
THMGT594 Tourism Management Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

120 24X (Hamilton)
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THMGT800 Tourism Management MPhil Thesis right arrow

120 24X (Hamilton)
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THMGT900 Tourism Management PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 13 Jun 2024 01:00am